September 18, 1974 in Detroit
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Xzibit is the rap name of musician, actor and producer Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, who was born on September 8, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan. His well-received debut album At the Speed of Life (1996) paved the way for later collaborations with Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Alice Cooper and many others. Xzibit also hosted “Pimp My Ride” on MTV before the show was canceled in 2007. His latest album is 2012’s Napalm. Xzibit has been acting since the 1990s and landed roles in several films including 8 Mile and The X-Files: I Want to Believe.